Bienvenue à L'Etoile du Nord!

L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion (LNFI) is the only French immersion school in St. Paul. Students who begin at LNFI in kindergarten or first grade become functionally bilingual by the end of 5th grade and can continue their French studies through middle and high school. With many native French speakers on staff and a highly-involved parent community, LNFI offers remarkable learning opportunities to our students. More ...

School Profile

Our Principal

I invite you to visit our school, be partners in your child’s education and volunteer in any of the numerous opportunities that we have lined up for you; be it in the arts, enrichment or gifted services or in extra-curricula activities!

—Dr. Fatima Lawson

Contact Us

Office Hours: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Lower Campus (grades K-1):
1305 Prosperity Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55106
(651) 221-1480
School Hours: 9:30 - 4 p.m.
Breakfast-to-Go: 9:15-9:30

Upper Campus (grades 2-5):
1760 Ames Place
St. Paul, MN  55106
(651) 221-1480
School Hours: 9:40 - 4:10 p.m.
Breakfast-to-Go: 9:25-9:40

School News

PTO Annual Fundraiser Event

La Fête du Printemps!
The Spring Party!

The PTO annual event to raise money to support the LNFI Intern Program and other educational enrichment programs. Enjoy favorites from years’ past, like great gatherings and classroom art, and some new activities too!

Please join us!  It’s taking place at Sweeney’s Saloon on April 26, 2014, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. and will be a casual, fun, social, adult fundraising event.

We’ve set up a Spring Party Website for you, where you can RSVP, buy admission tickets and learn more about what we have planned.  

Spring Pictures

Spring Pictures will be Wednesday, April 16, 2014 and are pre-pay only. Only those students who are purchasing a package will be photographed. Parents may pay by sending an envelope with a check on picture day or going on-line to pre-pay.

Click here to download online prepay information for Upper Campus.

Click here to download online prepay information for Lower Campus


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